That is up from an average of 12,324 in the last season under coach Thad Matta but still well below the capacity of Value City Arena of 19.049.
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According to figures released by the NCAA this week, the Atlantic 10 was ninth among Division I conferences with an average of 4,853 fans per game (up 122 from the previous season).
Among conferences that aren’t part of football’s Power 5, the Big East was fifth in attendance (10,371), the Mountain West was seventh (6,738) and the AAC was eighth (5,569).
Wittenberg ranked eighth nationally in Division III with an average of 1,089 fans per game.
That trailed Wooster, Marietta and John Carroll among teams in Ohio.
The Tigers' 78-77 win over Wooster on Feb. 17 was the fifth-most attended game in Division III last season.
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